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Oral History Interview with Nina Duran, June 29, 2016

Description: Ms. Duran took over La Prensa in early 2016, after her father Tino Duran retired due to health issues. In its several iterations, La Prensa has provided a voice for Mexican Americans in San Antonio since the early 20th century. Ms. Duran explains the editorial policies of La Prensa, its relations with the community and other local institutions, and the future of the weekly.
Date: June 29, 2016
Creator: Sinta, Vinicio; Arionus, Steve & Druan, Nina
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Zeke Romo, June 29, 2016

Description: Mr. Romo was born in Kyle, but grew up in Austin, near the UT campus. He later attended UT as a journalism major; when looking for an internship, he found work with Marcelo Tafoya at The Echo, a Chicano newspaper based in East Austin. Mr. Romo talks about his work and his views on Chicano-oriented journalism, as well as his involvement in initiatives for revitalization in East Austin. He was also involved in the creation of the Mexican American Cultural Center and worked in SER-Jobs for Progress.
Date: June 29, 2016
Creator: Sinta, Vinicio & Romo, Zeke
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library